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Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 5:30am EDT
maverick and they spread diseases like the west time in the u.s. you can keep up to date with the news on our website, al jazeera.com. >> al-jazeera america, a new voice in american journalism. >> introduces "america tonight". gas. >> a fresh take on the stories that connect to you. states. >> grounded. >> real. >> unconventional. >> we spent time with the gangster disciples. >> escape from the unexpected. >> i am a cancer survivor, not with an autographed jersey, and obama shared a few praise. >> coach shula retired with more wins than any coach in history. each time that record has been challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot latest online at aljazeera.com. ♪ >>> well were always in the background. nowadays they are more up front, you know? but we still have a lot more work to do, where the civil rights, you know, need to help women. because still women are getting paid less, and the fight is just so long and hard. >> what are the issues and challenges facing black women that are different than
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 7:30pm EDT
are the third host of this show. throughout today's show tweet at us, and join the conversation. >> detroit may be at bankruptcy now but at its height it was an elite american city with booming business, bustling streets and adventurous nightlife along the whatever. detroits golden age was full of prosperity, promising a comfortable retirement for those who worked hard. but with the $18 billion debt that promise is in jeopardy. the pensions of 20,000 retirees are at risk as detroit no longer has the funds to meet its commitments. joining us is jim, one of the leading municipal bankruptcy attorneys in the u.s. who thinks that all sides in this case really need to make some concessions. via skype from michigan is james, an economist at the mackinaw center. in detroit is david, a retire chemist with the water department and former union laird and cynthia, she and her two kids survive on her husband's pension who before passing away served 33 years as a detroit police sergeant. thank you all for being here tonight. david, i want to start with you. when you're in the prime of your career, working ha
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 7:30pm EDT
the discussion. so tonight, use of the #and join the conversation. he means it. many ways to be a part of our community. don't forget facebook, like us, send your ideas for stories that you think we should be covering. detroit hustles harder that's what residents are saying as they flip the city's negative narrative of bankruptcy crime and pose closures. juxtapose against the standard story of ruin, businesses are investing big in downtown detroit. but it might be the do-it-yourselfers that bring it back. many are banking on the creativity of entrepreneurs to address the cities challenges. but, some long time residents say outsiders are driving the change, and it may not be in the best interest of everybody, so who is pushing development, and will it be enough to get detroit pack on its feet? joining us to discuss are some of the game changers. he is a social entrepreneur, who means he finds intersections between business who is are interested in benefiting the communities in which they work. on the phone, joining us tonight, is josh. he is ce oh, of detroit venture partners. he finds big mon
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 7:30pm EDT
. don't mess with evolution. texas is about to approve science textbooks that might be used for the next ten years. but there are questions about how evolution will be presented. the documentary the revisionaries details how in 2009 the state board of education adopted changes that some say opened the door for creationism or intelligent design. popular science guy bill nye has been unspoken about the teaching of creationism. here he is with big think. >> i say to the grownups, if you want to deny evolution and live in your -- in your world that's completely inconsistent with everything we've observed in the universe, that's fine. but don't make your kids do it. because we need them. we need scientifically literate voters and taxpayers for the future. we need engineers that can build stuff, solve problems. >> since its release last year that video last received about 6 million youtube views and it's generated a response from the group answers in genesis. >> creationists of course are very happy to teach their children about evolution and teach the problems with it and teach their children
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 5:30am EDT
joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot you are consuming them. that's next on "consider this." >> welcome back, we're talking about texas science textbooks and whether they should leave the door open to talk about flaws in evolution. kathy i want to go to you. we're talking about texas textbooks here. what is their broader influence, why should people in colorado or anywhere else care? >> there's a reason we said don't mess with textbooks, not don't mess with texas. that's because texas is the largest consumer of textbooks in the country and when you're in this business you want to sell as many texas books as possible. science perpetually books is paramount concern for many publishers and has happened for decades the books that are adopted here in texas then get pedaled around the rest of the cup because it's very expensive to change them. and folks don't even realize it but in california they figured it out and they introduced a bill that said they would ban texas textbooks, it got so bad, texas has such a bad representation of politicizing, experts in the
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 7:30pm EDT
to join the discussion, because you are the third host of the show, by tweeting us. >> black power is for black men. recently that hashtag sparked debate across the country. black women used it to show how they are left out of the community. we talked with civil rights leader gloeshia richardson about the march on washington. she actually spoke there, and she was added to the program at the march on washington following a lot of criticism that women aren't invited. >> they called the women very late in the march, as least as far as i was concerned. i understand that ann arnold hedgeman has fought to have women represented. >> so she said she realized the role of women at the march wasn't what it seemed. >> they had a separate place for women to march from. i was left in the tent. the women told me they would be going to the lady's room and be back. and finally i had to be brought to the stage. when i got on the stage, the first two people i saw were josephine baker and lena horne, and they said to me, they have taken your chair away, you need to raise hell. when they called my name
Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 5:30am EDT
. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot this is the 900-page document we call obamacare. it could change costs, coverage, and pretty much all of healthcare in america. my show sorts this all out. in fact, my staff has read the entire thing. which is probably more than what most members of congress can claim. we'll separate politics from policy, and just prescribe the facts. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. they told me i got a little bit of health issue with i think they called it something to do with my pancreas. >> reporter: from cancer to birth defects uranium exposure took a devastating toll on the navajo nations and effects are being uncovered and this is something you and your family and friends lived with for decades. kind of describe the things you have seen happen and that a
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 7:30pm EDT
with disabilities. he also has a son with autism. and jamie who works with disabilityed employees which used to be a 14c employee before transitioning. pill, explain the genesis of this law and why it's in place. >> sure. the law has been in place since 1937. when it was originally established it was to provide an opportunity for persons that couldn't produce at an average rate a job in an industry that was around issues of aassembly work. i think over time as we've seen our environment change and gone to more information, technology and communications the method for establishing wage rates have changed dramatically. one of the examples is if you had some pod asemiing a certain number of units an hour and are able to do it for half the rate that the typical worker because of the diseublt. disability. the person wouldn't have to instill the cost and the individual have a place to go. that was fine. now you can't measure things that way. in some ways i think the evolution is it's a program that has outlived the environment that it's in and it's going to be something that we will talk about in
Al Jazeera America
Aug 31, 2013 7:30pm EDT
't read books. instead they use ipads almost but should you be made aware if you are consuming them. that's next on "consider this." takeaway is our company emerges from a time of war that i was elected in part to end. buzz we really want to turn away from taking appropriate action in the face of such an >>> hello, everything, i am david schuster, welcome to al jazeera. here are the top stories we are following this hour. >> i will seek authorization for the use of force from the american people's representatives in congress. >> the president says he will seek approval on capitol hill before taking any military action against syria. the question is whether congress will give him what he wants. world reaction from france to australia, america's allies stung by the presidents decision to delay weigh in. in russia, vladimir putin says a u.s. attack would be nonsensical. plus looking for evidence of the chemical attack. u.n. inspectors have
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 5:30am EDT
stories. >> ayes to the right 272, nos to the left 285. >> reporter: a no vote from britain and the u.s. is mulling a possible strike on syria. under arrest but undeterred the muslim brotherhood calls for protests as another top member is detained. ange
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 5:30am EDT
that record has been challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot >> welcome back. we're talking about detroit's pension battle and whether or not it's possible to come back from this financial crisis. we're talking about $18 billion. is there a county in which a city is just beyond the reach of a recovery plan? >> in this case the debt service on those bonds, those pension liabilities, those unfunded retiree pension obligations are expected to eat up the budget in ten years. that's a level that you can't fix management and pay for. bankruptcy. more importantly is fix the major problems that this city services or that prevent the city from providing city services. >> detroit has an image problem, i don't think that's all, ibrahim said that detroit needs help from the streets to the lights and the government runedding it. 78,000 abandoned buildings, 40% of the street lights don't work. a third of the ambulances don't work and it has the highest murder rate in four years. you've been a resident for years. tal
Al Jazeera America
Aug 31, 2013 5:30am EDT
not go >> an interesting debate. coming up, a school where students don't read books. instead they use ipads almost . >> this is al jazeera. >> hello, and welcome to the news hour. coming up, u. n. inspectors looking into an alleged chemical weapons have left damascus. >> clears the way for possible military action, but president obama says any response will be limited and narrow. first verdict in the gang rape case in murder that cubbed outrage in india. a teenager is found guilty and given three years in detention. security forces move in to break
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 8:30am EDT
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Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 5:30am EDT
but the number of people walking through them dwindling a bit and you asked us to tackle this, are we losing religion or changing our approach? [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. content while
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 5:30am EDT
griffin is with us to talk about what it means to be a woman in comedy. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. this is the 900-page document we call obamacare. it could change costs, coverage, and pretty much all of healthcare in america. my show sorts this all out. in fact, my staff has read the entire thing. which is probably more than what most members of congress can claim. we'll separate politics from policy, and just prescribe the facts. jazeera america. >> i'm kim bondy, growing up in news was always important. you have this great product that you are ready to share with the country. i'm a part of a team that is moving in the same direction. al jazeera america - a new voice in american journalism - >>introduces america tonight. >>in egypt, police fired teargas at supporters of the ... >>a fresh take on the stories that
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 5:30am EDT
in egypt. the violent and bloody change of government there. the u.s. is rethinking its relationship, powerful mideast allie. president obama met with his security advisors today about possibly cutting the billions of aid to egypt. the same time the white house is condemning accusations by turkey's prime minister that israel had a hand in the overthrow of president morsi. we are watching developments in washington but first this report from jane ferguson . there's more to financial news than the ups and downs of the dow. for instance, can fracking change what you pay for water each month? have you thought about how climate change can affect your grocery bill? can rare minerals in china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. content while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find work, his family will go from liv
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 5:30am EDT
. coming up claims government forces in syria have used chemical weapons in damascus. >>> new worries over the safety of the fukushima nuclear plant. >>> in egypt a judge gets ready to rule on a corruption case against former president
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 7:30pm EDT
who have millions of dollars in their bank and us as navajo people the majority of the population live under the poverty level and i believe our unemployment rate is like half and so earlier people were talking about and mentioning the number. >> reporter: i want to stop you have because you have 30 seconds and i want you to have a chance to jump in here. >> going off what liona said there is a lot of corporate influence on our politics and the way decisions are made in the nation. when you start to follow the paper trail which is very elusive and hard to do from the community level you start to realize a lot of the tactics are the same plowed by agencies or organizations like alex and they manage to have front men who promote and lobby for initiatives. >> reporter: wrap it up, i'm so sorry, thank you to all of our guests, earl, jeanene and thanks to you at home for watching and participating and we will see you online. ♪ >> welcome to aljazeera. here are our top stories. ghastly new pictures from syria show dead bodies in the street after the alongside chemical weapons attack, as
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